Perham Focus staff
Logan and Aubree Porter would like to announce the marriage of their father Seth Weaver Porter to Rebecca Lynn Hahn. Rebecca is the daughter of Daniel and Jill Hahn of Wadena, Minn. Seth is the son of William and Tonja Porter of East Peru, Iowa. Rebecca is a 2006 graduate of Wadena-Deer Creek High School and a 2015 graduate of Southwestern Community College. Rebecca is currently employed at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa as a Registered Nurse. Seth is a 2000 graduate of Winterset High School and is currently employed at Iowa Foundation Repair in Winterset, Iowa.
Mr. and Mrs. Dana Andrews are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter Shannon Andrews, to Bradley Fandrich, son of Jim and Lisbeth Fandrich. Shannon Andrews, a graduate of Rasmussen College and Alexandria Technical College, is an Operations Specialist at Discovery Benefits in Fargo, N.D. Bradley Fandrich, a graduate of the University of Mary, is a Quality Assurance Analyst for US Bank in Fargo, N.D. A September wedding is planned at St. Henry's Church, Perham with a reception to follow at Fair Hills Resort, Detroit Lakes.
Gabe and Ann (Tulenchik) Koll are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Lana Christine Koll, born Sept. 12, 2016. She weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches long. She was delivered by Dr. Kailey Witt at Perham Health. Lana was welcomed home by Reed (7) and Claire (6). Grandparents are Brad and Cindi Koll, Sebeka; and Gary and Joni Tulenchik, Pine River, Minn. Great-grandparents are Ronald and Janet Wright, Bluffton; John and Jeanne Stranne, Pine River; and Clarice Tulenchik, Pine River.
Amber Allan and Michael Heminsley of Perham are proud to announce the birth of their son, Beckett Anthony Heminsley, born Sept. 10, 2016. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 22 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Andrea Westby and Dr. Jaimie Deraney at Perham Health. Grandparents are Todd and Cathy Allan, Perham; and Thomas and Margaret Heminsley, Dent.
Samantha Blahut and Travis Dickerson of Perham are proud to announce the birth of their son, Silas Robert Dickerson, born Sept. 14, 2016. He weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21-¼ inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Andrea Westby at Perham Health. Silas was welcomed home by Tamsyn (20 months). Grandparents are Patricia Blahut, Brainerd; Monte Dickerson and Jane Harris, Perham; and Lyn and Randy Monroe, Princeton, Minn. Great-grandparents are Bob and Dolly Dickerson, Perham.
Nicholas and Brittany Campana are the parents of Autumn Lee Campana, born Sept. 17, 2016, at Essentia Health St. Mary's - Detroit Lakes, weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces.
During the 2015-16 school year, Arvig donated nearly $100,000 to schools in its service area, made possible through the Arvig School Partnership Program. This brings the total donation amount-since the inception of the program-to more than $550,000. "Giving back is such a huge part of our mission, especially when it involves helping our rural schools," said Staci Malikowski, Chief Financial Officer at Arvig. "With the School Partnership Program, we have a chance to hear from our customers and invest in what's important to them."
The Richville United Methodist Church will serve a spaghetti supper from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the church. Root beer floats and music are also part of the event. Admission is by donation.
Jesse and Ann (Sii) Fain of Ogema are proud to announce the birth of their son, Silas Tui՛pine Fain, born Sept. 9, 2016. He weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21-1/2 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Jaimie Deraney at Perham Health. Silas was welcomed home by Jsii (16), Madelynn (14), Gwenyth (12), Gabriel (7), and Jedidiah (2). Grandparents are Leslie and Michael Fain; and Mele and Tui՛pine Siimalevai. Great-grandparents are Pauline and Wesley Creed; and Tui and Toelau Tuiasosopo.
The Marion Lake Association and Cozy Cove Resort held their fourth annual fishing tournament on Marion Lake Aug. 20. All participants caught fish and the tournament was won by Mike, Becky and Adam Muston. Local businesses donated prizes for the tournament.